Porgera claimants settle with Barrick

HUMAN rights group EarthRights International and Barrick Gold have negotiated a settlement of claims by 14 people in relation to alleged acts of violence around the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea.

Of the 14, 11 are women who have alleged acts of sexual violence by Porgera security guards, who will receive compensation under the Porgera Remedy Framework, established by Barrick.

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